NCSU Libraries

Plan, Norfleet Cotton Press, Tarboro, North Carolina

Norfleet Cotton Press (Tarboro, N.C.)
Normal spinner 196px

Item information

Title:
Plan, Norfleet Cotton Press, Tarboro, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Cotton presses
Engineering drawings
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/2 in. = 1 ft.; 445mm x 572mm
Item identifier:
bh008701101
Delineator:
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
1 of 3 | Provenance: Isaac Norfleet (planter), first owner | Architectural Note: A rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press was moved in 1938 and restored in 1976. | Historical Note: The structure was originally used to press fruit and was later converted to process cotton around 1860. The press is a rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Tarboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Community:
Tarboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Isaac Norfleet (planter), first owner.
Architectural note:
A rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press was moved in 1938 and restored in 1976.
Historical note:
The structure was originally used to press fruit and was later converted to process cotton around 1860. The press is a rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Location:
Tarboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Textile industry
Mills and mill-work

✓ Give us feedback